Takeaways from Vikings’ First Unofficial Depth Chart

Vikings DT Hercules Mata'afa and WRs Jordan Talor and Laquon Treadwell
theinitial release always draws a lot of eyes. With the Vikings' depth chart, there are a few notable developments that could provide a glint of insight. 

FPC Vikings Training Camp Roundtable

Vikings line
Full Press Vikings writers Clayton Brooks and Sam Smith compared notes this week on some of their expectations for Vikings training camp. 

FPC NFL Predicts the NFC and AFC North

Aug 2, 2018; Canton, OH, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) looks to pass against the Chicago Bears in the second half at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
For the next four weeks leading up to opening day, we here at Full Press NFL will be predicting how we believe each division will shape in 2019.

Zimmer: Lack of Grit and Fight from Defense

Mike Zimmer meets the media
Prior to practice today, Mike Zimmer met the Vikings media. He addressed the young players who have stood out to him, but mostly focused on his dissatisfaction with the defense's competitiveness thus far.

Early Vikings Notes from Training Camp

Vikings Bradbury
Vikings camp is in full swing and we finally have some vague indications as to the roster's direction. Here are some of the most notable revelations from the early days of Vikings practice.

Hill Suspension Doubled, and Vikings Should Keep Him

Oct 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) talks with cornerback Holton Hill (24) prior to the game against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings second-year corner Holton Hill will now be suspended for the first eight games of the season as the NFL tacked on four games for a violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

Vikings RB Roc Thomas Suspended Three Games

Aug 18, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas (32) carries the ball during the third quarter against Jacksonville Jaguars at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings second-year running back Roc Thomas has been suspended three games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Six Vikings Camp Storylines to Monitor

Jun 11, 2019; Eagan, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) looks on while being interviews following practice at TCO Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports
10 days separate us from the first Vikings practice of the 2019 season. Finally, we will get at least a few answers to the many questions that have surfaced since draft day.

Three Vikings Breakout Candidates: Defense

Vikings DT Hercules Mata'afa
he Vikings possess one of the better units in the league with stars at all three levels. Most of the starters have already had their breakouts.

Three Vikings Breakout Candidates: Offense

Nov 4, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Chad Beebe (12) runs after the catch in the first quarter against Detroit Lions at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings have candidates on both offense and defense for all of these types of breakouts. They boast a talented, versatile roster

Four Fiercest Battles to Watch in Vikings Camp

Jun 11, 2019; Eagan, MN, USA; A Minnesota Vikings helmet sits on the field at TCO Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports
Eagan, Minnesota will open its doors as host to Vikings training camp starting July 26, and with it come the revelations and fruits of a busy offseason.

Feast or Famine: 2019 NFC North Rookie Edition

The NFC North features some of the oldest and fiercest rivalries in the NFL. However, over the last few seasons, the division has struggled...

Every NFL Team’s Top Impact Rookie Candidate: NFC North

Jun 13, 2019; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson (88) runs after a catch during practice at Lions Headquarters and Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
It seems like rookies are making league-altering impacts earlier than ever before. Playoff teams are relying heavily on first year players all over the field, and in many cases, they are delivering right out of the gate on the grandest stage.

Vikings Post-OTA Roster Projections: Defense and Special Teams

Jun 11, 2019; Eagan, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith (22) warms up before practice at TCO Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings OTAs are in the books and mandatory minicamp kicks off this week. After that, we will have about a month of free time before training camp starts

Vikings, Rudolph agree to extension

Oct 7, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) reacts after a field goal in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-USA TODAY Sports
A Vikings lifer will remain as such. Tight end Kyle Rudolph announced via Twitter last night that he and the Vikings have agreed to an extension through 2023.

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